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Saudi arabia

  1. 1. WFED 597C Platform Skills<br />SAUDI ARABIA<br />Presented by<br />Ali AlKhalaf<br />aha10@psu.edu<br />Tuesday, April 06, 2010 <br />
  2. 2. Purpose<br />Overview of Saudi Arabia<br />
  3. 3. Table of Contents<br />Geographic information<br />Cultural information<br />Economical information<br />Two Saudi Universities<br />Entertainment<br />Conclusion<br />
  4. 4. Saudi Arabia<br />Geographic Information<br />
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  7. 7. Weather:<br />Summer: Hot 122F<br />Winter: Cold 40F<br />
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  9. 9. Mecca<br /> The city of Mecca is visited by thousands of Muslims all over the world every year. <br />Islam recommends undertaking a journey to the place.<br /> All Muslims, who have the wealth and health to undertake this Hajj, do so at least once in a lifetime.<br />
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  12. 12. Saudi Arabia land <br />covers the maximum area of the Arabian Peninsula. <br />spread over a land area of 800,000 square miles. The Saudi Arabia land and people are surrounded by the Gulf of Persia, United Arab Emirates and Qatar in the east and Iraq, Kuwait and Jordan in the north. On the western side, the Middle East country shares its borders with Red Sea and Gulf of Aqaba while in the south it has Oman and Yemen as its neighbors. <br />Riyadh, the largest city, is the capital of Saudi Arabia. The land of Saudi Arabia can be classified into the following : <br />Eastern Province near Arabian Gulf which comprises of oil fields <br />Hejaz which comprises holy cities of Mecca and Medina <br />
  13. 13. Saudi Arabia<br />society and culture<br />
  14. 14. Welcomes and accepts people from other countries<br />Dominated by the values of Islam.<br />
  15. 15. Pray 5 times a day<br />Fasting Ramadan<br />Hajj 12th month<br />
  16. 16. National Holiday<br />EidAlfetr “after fasting”<br />EidAladha “after Hajj”<br />National day September 23<br />
  17. 17. Shaking hands<br />
  18. 18. Having lunch together<br />Kabsa<br />
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  20. 20. Saudis respect their parents’<br />
  21. 21. Saudi Arabia<br />Economical Information<br />
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  23. 23. Saudi Arabia economy is largely governed by the country's oil industry. <br />Before oil was discovered, the Saudi Arabian economy was highly dependent on fishing and agriculture. <br />Therefore, Saudi Arabia the country is the largest exporter of oil. <br />
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  26. 26. Two Saudi Universities<br />
  27. 27. KAUST<br />King Abdullah University Of Science and Technology<br />international, <br />graduate-level research university<br /><ul><li> KAUST offers degrees</li></ul> in 11 fields of study<br />
  28. 28. KFUPM<br />King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals<br />Established in 1965<br />It has 10,000 Students<br />It has 7 colleges<br />
  29. 29. Saudi Arabia<br />Entertainment<br />
  30. 30. Malls<br />Parks<br />Beaches<br />
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  34. 34. The Ka’aba<br />
  35. 35. Medina<br />the city which gave refuge to Mohammed and his followers, and so ranks as the second holiest city of Islam.<br />
  36. 36. Al-Masjid al-Nabawi (Mosque of The Prophet)<br />
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  38. 38. Conclusion<br />Geographic information<br />Cultural Information<br />Economics information<br />Two Saudi Universities<br />Entertainment<br />
  39. 39. Citation<br />King Abdo University of Science and Technology<br />http://www.kaust.edu.sa<br />King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals<br />http://www.kfupm.edu.sa<br />Saudi Aramco<br />http://www.saudiaramco.com/irj/portal/anonymous<br />Saudi Arabia Guide<br />http://travel.nationalgeographic.com/travel/countries/saudi-arabia-guide<br />Saudi Embassy in USA<br />http://www.saudiembassy.net/<br />
  40. 40. THANK YOU<br />

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